High school boys lacrosse

Camden Hills goes on offensive in victory over Mount Blue

Orne tallies five goals, Lawson two in match at University of Maine
By Ken Waltz | May 07, 2014

Farmington — The Camden Hills boys lacrosse team got back on the winning track — and in a big way — with a convincing 14-0 victory over host Mount Blue on Tuesday, May 6 at the University of Maine.

The Windjammers controlled play throughout, holding leads of 4-0 after one quarter, 8-0 at halftime, 12-0 after three and 14-0 at the final horn.

Jack Orne had a breakout offensive effort with five goals to key Camden Hills, followed by Parker Lawson with two and Jonah Cameron, Cyrus Demmons, Simon Lydon, Nick Marren, Jack Gallagher, Kai Hart and Perrin Gantor all one.

The Windjammers held a dominating 31-2 edge in shots. Camden Hills also secured 58 ground balls.

"This game was a rebound game for the Windjammers following a tough [15-2] loss last Friday against Maranacook/Winthrop," said Windjammer assistant coach Thad Chilton. "We focused in this week’s practices on our mid-line play, both in transition and in our settled offense. The team worked hard to improve and the results reflected that effort with 10 of our goals coming from our middies."

Jayvees also win

The unbeaten Windjammer jayvees also won 11-1 against the host Cougars, leading 4-1, 9-1 and 11-1 at the three breaks.

For Camden Hills, Kieran Lydon and Jet Magri scored three goals and Calvin Cameron, Connor Davis, Kai Hart, Morgan Mercier and Sully Nolan all one.

The Windjammers outshot Mount Blue 28-3 and the Windjammers secured 37 ground balls.

"Our undefeated jayvee squad keeps running on all cylinders with terrific defense," said Chilton, who coaches the team. "Our focus on mid-line play in practices paid off with seven of our 11 goals generated by our middies, and our attack continues to be solid."

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Ken Waltz has been member of the media 30 years and has received hundreds of Maine Press Association and New England Press Association awards for his writing, photography and page design. He studied journalism at the University of Maine in Orono. He lives in South Thomaston with his wife, Sarah. The couple has an adult son, Brandon.

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